Our Team

Meet the SCRA Team

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Working at SCRA


Bob Quinn, Executive Director
Teresa Hinson, Corporate Governance Manager

Bob leads an organization that fuels South Carolina’s innovation economy by accelerating technology-enabled growth in research, academia, entrepreneurship, and industry. Prior to joining SCRA, Bob worked in various executive roles for 26 years with Battelle Memorial Institute and affiliated companies. He most recently was the Managing Director of Battelle’s subsidiary, 360ip, an international investment, fund management, and commercialization company headquartered in Singapore and with offices throughout Asia. Previous assignments included Vice President of Technology Commercialization and Vice President of Environmental Science and Technology at Battelle as well as Director of Technology Commercialization at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

His current Board participation includes Central SC Alliance, Charleston Regional Development Alliance, SCBIO, SC Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR), SC Economics, and South Carolina Research Foundation.

Bob holds a BA (Phi Beta Kappa) from Rutgers University and an MA (Exxon Graduate Fellow) from George Washington University. He also completed the Executive Management Program at Stanford, School of Business. He is a Certified Licensing Professional.

Finance & Administration

John Sircy
John Sircy, CPA, CMA, CFM, CSCA, Director, Finance and Administration
Patti Mack, CPA, AIAF, Controller
Shelia Riley Headshot
Sheila Riley, Manager of Administration
Grayson Dorr, Investment Finance Manager
Quiana Green Headshot
Quiana Green, MBA, Assistant Controller
Lynette Harris Headshot
Lynette Harris, Senior Accounting Specialist
Andy Olsen Headshot
Andy Olsen, Business Development Representative

Human Resources

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Yolanda Lewis, Director, Human Resources

Marketing & Communications

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Adrianne Grimes, Director of Marketing and Communications
Kelsie Davis Headshot
Kelsie Davis, Communications Manager

SC Academic Innovations

Russell Cook, SC Academic Innovations Director
Kella Player Hanna Headshot
Kella Player Hanna, Program Manager
Jeannine Briggman Rogers Headshot
Jeannine Briggman Rogers, Program Manager
Desiree Sampson, SC Academic Innovations Business Operations Manager

SC Facilities

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Randy Cutts, Director, SC Facilities
Roger Barnhill Headshot
Roger Barnhill, Senior Facilities Administrator, Summerville
Charity Ferreira Headshot
Charity Ferreira, Senior Facilities Administrator, Charleston
Mark Seagraves Headshot
Mark Seagraves, Senior Facilities Administrator, Summerville
Ashley Gadry Headshot
Ashley Dandridge, Facilities Administrator, Summerville
Lynette Hodges Headshot
Lynette Hodges, Senior Facilities Administrator, Columbia

SC Industry Solutions

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Cole Dudley, Director, SC Industry Solutions
Catherine Hayes Headshot
Catherine Hayes, Industry Manager

SC Launch

Matt Bell Headshot
Matt Bell, SC Launch Director
Austin Saggus Headshot
Austin Saggus, SC Launch Business Operations Manager
Steve Johnson Headshot
Steve Johnson, Investment Manager
Lee MacIlwinen Headshot
Lee MacIlwinen, Investment Manager
Derek Willis Headshot
Derek Willis, Investment Manager
Will Cruz Headshot
Will Cruz, Investment Manager
Daniel Gambrell Headshot
Daniel Gambrell, Investment Associate
Cathy Seraphin, Investment Associate


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Jim Doolittle, Ph.D., Director, SC EPSCoR Program
April Heyward Headshot
April Heyward, MRA, Program Manager
Megan Souter Headshot
Megan Souter, Finance Manager
Mignon DeWalt Headshot
Mignon DeWalt, Marketing and Communications Manager

SCRA is a public, non-profit corporation chartered in 1983 by the State of South Carolina.